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The growth and popularity of polar cruise tourism in the Arctic region have raised expectations about the opportunities in this part of the world. However, the existing academic literature has never ventured further than to recall these expectations and opportunities, which means that there is...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Pashkevich, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 4, pp 440-454
Abstract

Purpose: Cruise tourism is a dynamic, growing segment of tourism that has long ceased to represent a mere niche and is slowly but steadily entering the domain of mainstream tourism. Yet, cruise tourism represents a minor fraction of tourism-related literature and research (Papathanassis and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2017, 72, 1, pp 104-119
Abstract

This study aimed at identifying the factors that likely favor or hinder the development of cruise tourism in an emerging Southern Italian tourist destination. We conducted semistructured interviews with key players in this business, showing that the following are relevant enablers of cruise tourism ...

Author(s)
Pino, G.; Peluso, A. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 18, 1, pp 15-27
Abstract

Cruise tourism is the high-end tourism products which grows fast and has great potential for the development in the international tourism market. The paper analyzes the development of cruise tourism strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges in the west coast of the straits economic zone...

Author(s)
Luo PeiCong; Zhang YingYing; She SaiFen
Publisher
Chongquing Normal University, Chongquing, China
Citation
Journal of Chongqing Normal University, 2011, 28, 1, pp 82-87
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Oceans apart': bridging the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism.

This chapter focuses on how to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism. It provides an overview of the key challenges facing cruise tourism researchers today (in terms of research scope, availability of academic literature, data availability and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214
Abstract

The cruise tourism industry in Arctic Canada has recently grown rapidly with stable numbers now emerging. While there are many socio-economic opportunities associated with growth, climate change, and environmental, technical and cultural risks also present significant management challenges. To...

Author(s)
Dawson, J.; Stewart, E. J.; Johnston, M. E.; Lemieux, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1425-1441
Abstract

Attractive cultural, historical and natural resources, development of the tourist and port infrastructure and good geographic position are the advantages of Dubrovnik as a cruise destination. Today, Dubrovnik is the fifth transit port on the Mediterranean, and the essential part on the itineraries...

Author(s)
Ban, I.; Peručić, D.; Vesna Vrtiprah
Publisher
Croatian Institute for Quality, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Business Excellence, 2018, 12, 2, pp 105-122
Abstract

Driven by spectacular growth over the last decade, the international cruise industry is constantly looking for new destinations to appeal to a different breed of traveler, one that seeks comfort alongside wilderness adventure. Meanwhile, national parks, long held up as icons of wilderness...

Author(s)
Tardif, J.; Roth, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 217-230
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia.

This chapter examines the development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia using a SWOT analysis approach (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats). Based on the SWOT analysis, cruise ship tourism has the potential to grow rapidly based on the expected demand from local citizens and the...

Author(s)
Monshi, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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